If you find yourself getting hungry while driving the Oregon Coast Highway 101, stop by a farmer’s market! Under the umbrella of the Oregon Coast Visitors Association, these open-air markets have unique specialties at each location. Refuel with fresh fruits and veggies in Manzanita, organic cheeses in Cannon Beach, or baked goods in Astoria. You can even pick up a bouquet of fresh flowers for your beach house! Whatever you’re searching for, these Oregon Coast farmer’s markets have it all. Here are some of our favorites.
The Top 3 Oregon Coast Farmer’s Markets
1. The Manzanita Market
For deliciously fresh Oregon Coast produce, look no further than the Manzanita Farmer’s Market on Laneda Avenue. This centrally-located market is just steps from the beach and is open on Friday nights from June to September. Stop in and pick up some fresh bread, strawberries, or grass-fed burgers for the grill. Don’t forget to grab a local pie for dessert!
Not in town when the farmer’s market is open? No need to worry! The Manzanita Market Grocery and Deli is a one-stop shop for all of your vacation needs. It’s also located on Laneda Avenue and has been providing quality customer service since 1998. You’ll find a bright corner of organic produce, a fully-stocked section of craft beer and wine, a full-service deli and meat department, and more! Often referred to as “The Little Apple”, the Manzanita Market has everything you need for an unforgettable trip to the Oregon Coast. Read our blog for details!
2. The Cannon Beach Farmer’s Market
Located on East Gower Avenue, The Cannon Beach Farmer’s Market provides residents and travelers with awesome live music and an unprecedented selection of goodies. You can browse beautiful flowers, fresh produce, grass-fed meat, organic cheeses, and much more. The market is open on Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. June through September.
3. The Astoria Sunday Market
The Astoria Sunday Market is just 25 miles from Cannon Beach and is located on 12th Street in Astoria, OR. Here, you’ll find dynamic vendors, local artwork, and scrumptious delicacies. They even have a special program for kids! The one-of-a-kind “Biz Kids” program gives children the rare opportunity to create and sell a product at the market. You may even be there to see a Biz Kid in action! The Astoria Sunday Market is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May through October.
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